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Palestinian leader say Hamas caused prolonged war

|Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Hamas of needlessly extending fighting in the Gaza Strip, causing a high death toll.

Owen Wilson in Venice with 'She's Funny That Way'

| |Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Movies — they don't make 'em like they used to. Well, Peter Bogdanovich does.

Iraqi town holds out against militant juggernaut

| |Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

As Islamic militants rampaged across northern Iraq in June, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli decided to stay and fight.

Dutch government clamps down on radicalization

|Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

The Dutch government has unveiled a raft of measures aimed at countering radicalization of Muslims in the country, a day after police announced the arrest of two men suspected of recruiting people to fight in conflicts in Syria and Iraq.

Family sues Georgia police after death in custody

| |Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

The family of a man who died after Atlanta-area police used stun guns on him has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the former officers and the city.

US stocks edge higher in early trading

|Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

The U.S. stock market is opening slightly higher as a series of reports on the U.S. economy rolls out.

Brazil's economy slips into a recession

|Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Brazil's government says the country's gross domestic product contracted 0.6 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months, sending the country's economy into a recession.

Family feels sorry for girl, 9, who shot their dad

|Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

The family of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl while he was teaching her to use an Uzi say they feel sorry for the child.

At least 25 trapped in mine landslide in Nicaragua

|Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Rescuers worked Friday to reach at least 25 miners trapped in a gold mine landslide in northern Nicaragua.

Officials: school bus driver had prior DUI arrest

|Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Connecticut officials examined a school bus company's records after one of its drivers was charged with driving drunk with 20 children on her bus, and authorities learned the woman had been arrested before on a DUI charge.